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Motorcycle road trip India / North India - Luxury Tour in Madhya Pradesh

Motorcycle road trip India / North India

Luxury Tour in Madhya Pradesh

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Georgia, Travel designer

An intrepid all-rounder, she has cruised India’s roads with many groups, and knows the country like the back of her leather-gloved hand.

If you’ve already journeyed hundreds of miles through the jewels of Rajasthan, the tea plantations of Kerala, and the unforgettable trails of Ladakh… then dare to take a motorbike trip in the heart of India: Madhya Pradesh. Some of the country’s most beautiful temples and palaces, national parks with abundant wildlife, authentic and spontaneous encounters, sublime little roads, and delightful hotels. You’ll only ride in the morning, to really soak up the places en route. Make haste for the land of Rudyard Kipling, and you’ll better understand why this immensely mysterious and beguiling region inspired the famous Jungle Book.

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Period October to March
Duration 13 days incl. 8 days' riding
Available extensions
Level Accessible
English-speaking tour leader
Accommodation Comfort or Superior Comfort
From €3,390/pilot
€2,670/pillion

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Your Motorcycle Tour in Madhya Pradesh 13 stages - 620 miles


temple delhi india
D1 / Arrive in Delhi

You’re met at the airport and transferred to the hotel in the centre of Delhi. Your room is available from noon onwards.

orchha central india
D2 / Delhi - Orchha - 260 miles by train

We leave the hotel at dawn to catch the first train to Orchha. We arrive at around noon, check in at the hotel and have lunch. We go to centre of Orchha and spend the rest of the afternoon visiting this peaceful medieval village.

local villager central india
D3 / Orccha - Panna - 155 miles

We start by crossing Orchha nature reserve then through mustard fields and traditional villages. From this day forward, we will delve deeper into rural India and discover the splendours of the princes of yesteryear thanks to our careful choice of small roads. We spend the night in a charming place next to a river surrounded by nature in the heart of Panna National Park.

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D4 / Panna - Khajuraho - Panna - 31 miles

You have a free morning this morning. If you want, you can take a jeep safari in the Panna national park (optional). After lunch, we get back on our bikes for a short ride on country roads until Khajuraho, an archaeological site known the world over for its erotic sculptures.

motorcycle tour landscape india
D5 / Panna - Utchera - 80 miles

During the first few miles, we enter Panna’s forest by a series of twists and turns and small hills: the perfect road for biking! We then encounter typical plains and villages and witness plenty of rural scenes. We cruise through the Surdaha Ghati hills, giving us a beautiful view of the valley. We arrive at the ancient princely state of Maihar where we spend the night.

royal enfield rural central india
D6 / Utchera - Bandhavgarh - 65 miles

We experience heavy traffic for the first ten miles or so but get back on to the small country roads that we love. The landscapes provide colourful contrasts: dry croplands, bright yellow mustard fields and lush rice paddies. We reach the hotel deep in the forest in the National Park. We have lunch at our “Jungle Lodge” and can spend the afternoon as we wish: by the pool, taking a bike ride or a walk to the neighbouring village.

safari national park india
D7 / Bandhavgarh -  

We get up early for a safari in Bandhavgarh national park because we have more chance of spotting a big cat at dawn. The Bandhavgarh National Park was established in 1968 and spans 715 square miles. Its 32 hills are mostly covered by forests as well as vast meadows. The park has the largest population of tigers in the world.

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D8 / Bandhavgarh - Khana - 149 miles

A long riding day on beautiful, smooth roads with scenery that sometimes resembles the African savannah. We really enter the heart of the Tiger country today. We pass many authentic villages, giving us plenty of chances to share experiences with local people. We take several tracks to reach the hotel, which is nestled in 16 hectares of forest.You can spend the rest of the afternoon as you wish.

madhya pradesh rural landscape
D9 / Khana -  

We get up at dawn for the last safari of the trip. Kanha’s rolling landscapes are peppered with groves, hills and meadows, which are home to a large number of animals. You can spend the afternoon as you wish: take a dip in the swimming pool, relax, go for a bicycle ride or take a walk to the nearest village.

local women central india
D10 / Khana - Pench - 103 miles

The roads are new and the surface is often impeccable, interspersed with thrilling tracks. We enjoy this final day at the helm of our Royal Enfields. We cross forests and countryside before reaching our destination in the heart of Pench National Park.

rice paddies madhya pradesh
D11 / Pench -  

It would be such a shame not to enjoy this idyllic setting for longer, so we spend the day with some well-deserved relaxation by the pool. If you fancy exploring the property’s 16 hectares, you can organise one last safari (not included on the itinerary) or a last little loop in the countryside and neighbouring villages.

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D12 / Pench - Nagpur - Delhi - 87 miles + 1h40 by flight

We are transferred by a private vehicle to Nagpur airport according to flight schedules. We arrive in Delhi in the evening where you check in to the hotel and can spend the evening at your leisure.

local children central india
D13 / Delhi - International Airport

Your amazing tour of Madhya Pradesh has come to an end! You are transferred to the airport according to your flight schedule. This is where our services end.

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Available extensions


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Taj Mahal / 2 or 3 days

You're taken to Agra from New Delhi in a private vehicle with driver. During 2 or 3 days, visit the fabulous Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri and the Red Fort of Agra.

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Varanasi (Benares) / 2 days

2​ days to discover the sacred town of Varanasi. ​An English-speaking guide​ ​shows you around ​the Buddhist city of ​Sarnath, one of the four holy Buddhist cities.​ As the sunsets, you take a stroll along the Varanasi ghats​ and​ attend Aarti, a daily worship ritual.​ ​On the second day, you t​ake a boat tour at sunrise​, visit the University, Bharat Mata Mandir​ and the rest of the city.​

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From February 22nd 2020 to March 5th 2020
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